John T. Cuddy to John H. Cuddy, March 11, 1863, Upton Hill, VA, John T. Cuddy Papers (MC 2001.9); Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections.
Cuddy, John H.
Transcribed by Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz, Dickinson College
Adapted by Rebecca Solnit, Dickinson College
The following transcript has been adapted from The John T. Cuddy Papers.
Uptons Hill Va March 11 1863
Dear Parents with
Plesure i seat my self to write a few lines to let you know that i am well at presant and hope thes few lines may find you all in the same state of helth the times is long to see you all but i hope to get home in a few weeks we are to go on picket to morrow morning and we think this the last time we will go on picket for we are going to washington city in a few days i herd from Samuel Mcbeth last week he was well i wish you would write to me and giv me the derectons to write to uncle abe for i want to write to him
I wish this ware was over and i was at home again for i am tiard f [of] it now but we have only one year and two month to stay in the army and then i hope to get home to spend a few happy monthes with you all i send my love to you all and hope to get home wen we get to washington city i would like to see you all and be with you all a few days i think that this war will soon be over and then i can get home to stay with you all nothing more at presant but write soon to me
remember me your true son
John T Cuddy
Mr John H Cuddy